Scout Oath
On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.

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Venturing Officers Association

Vice President of Administration

The vice president of Administration is appointed by the president-elect (for a term concurrent with that of the president's), and serves at the president's pleasure. The vice president of Administration:

  • Works with an associate volunteer advisor of the VOA.
  • In consultation with the president, appoints and supervises subsidiary youth positions needed to perform the administrative functions of the VOA.
  • Develops and implements strategies to increase Venturing membership within the territory of the VOA.
  • Actively pursues positive relationships with representatives of BSA chartered organizations, religious groups, businesses, community organizations, and other groups of interest to the VOA and Venturing.
  • Develops and maintains knowledge of customs, traditions, and relevant facts about BSA chartered organizations, religious groups, businesses, community organizations, and other groups also of interest to the VOA and Venturing.
  • Promotes and organizes the youth officer selection application processes (at the same tier). They can also assist the President in communicating with the selection committee, organizing the call, etc.
  • Promotes and facilitates the selection and presentation of the Venturing Leadership Award and other appropriate Venturing awards at the same tier.
  • Maintains records of recognitions, membership, officer selections, and VOA leadership alumni.
  • Keeps contact with VOA alumni for possible future mentor or advisor roles when needed.
  • Takes minutes at VOA meetings.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the president.